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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-07-02

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-07-02

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Tech Support
    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2019-07-02

    The library will be hosting technical support consultations from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.  Please register by stopping by the Reference Desk calling the library at (262) 253-7760 or emailing William at wkressin@germantownlibrarywi.org.  Can’t make the scheduled times?  Let us know and we can work to find a time that meets your scheduling needs.

    • May 7 & 21
    • June 4 & 18
    • July 2 & 16
    • August 6 & 20
    • September 3 & 17
  • Discovery Academy (FULL)
    1:30 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-07-02

    Tuesdays @ 1:30 p.m.

    June 18 – July 30

    Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

    June 18            BYO Items Tie Dying

    June 25            Kind Notes in Library Books

    July 2               Galaxy Painted Rocks

    July 9               Glow in the Dark Fun

    July 16             Parachute Games

    July 23             Shrinky Dinks

    July 30             Rocket Launch!

  • More events
    • Preschool Storytime
      9:30 AM-10:00 AM
      2019-07-02

      Preschool Storytime

      Event Category: Storytime

      Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

      Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

      • No sign up is required, just drop in!
      • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
      • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

      Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

      Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

    • Preschool Storytime
      10:30 AM-11:00 AM
      2019-07-02

      Preschool Storytime

      Event Category: Storytime

      Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

      Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

      • No sign up is required, just drop in!
      • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
      • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

      Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

      Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

    • Tech Support
      1:00 PM-3:00 PM
      2019-07-02

      The library will be hosting technical support consultations from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.  Please register by stopping by the Reference Desk calling the library at (262) 253-7760 or emailing William at wkressin@germantownlibrarywi.org.  Can’t make the scheduled times?  Let us know and we can work to find a time that meets your scheduling needs.

      • May 7 & 21
      • June 4 & 18
      • July 2 & 16
      • August 6 & 20
      • September 3 & 17
    • Discovery Academy (FULL)
      1:30 PM-2:00 PM
      2019-07-02

      Tuesdays @ 1:30 p.m.

      June 18 – July 30

      Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

      June 18            BYO Items Tie Dying

      June 25            Kind Notes in Library Books

      July 2               Galaxy Painted Rocks

      July 9               Glow in the Dark Fun

      July 16             Parachute Games

      July 23             Shrinky Dinks

      July 30             Rocket Launch!

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-07-03

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-07-03

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Discovery Academy (FULL)
    1:30 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-07-03

    Wednesday @ 1:30 p.m.

    June 19 – July 31

    Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

    June 19            BYO Items Tie Dying

    June 26            Kind Notes in Library Books

    July 3               Galaxy Painted Rocks

    July 10               Glow in the Dark Fun

    July 17             Parachute Games

    July 24             Shrinky Dinks

    July 31             Rocket Launch!

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  • Ukulele Club
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2019-07-05

    Fridays @ 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

    June 21 – July 26

    Bring your own Ukulele, play some tunes, and have some fun!  We will meet on select Fridays from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. No prior experience is necessary.  Geared for grade 4 & up.   Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

  • Nonfiction Book Group
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-07-05

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Nonfiction Book Group meets the 1st Friday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the library’s large meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

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  • Farmer’s Market
    8:00 AM-12:00 PM
    2019-07-06

    GERMANTOWN FARMER’S MARKET (Saturdays @ 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

    Join the library at the Germantown Farmer’s Market this summer from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  We will have a variety of different activities each week including kid’s crafts, bubbles, chalk, giant games, character visits, and books for sale as well as information about library programs and services.

    • June 1: Summer Suncatchers
    • June 8: Meet “Cosmo” the Astronaut & Free Popcorn
    • June 15: Bug Crafts
    • June 22: Usborne Book Sale & Origami Bookmarks
    • June 29: No Activities – Visit Us @ Horicon Marsh!
    • July 6: Usborne Book Sale & Color Your Own Bookmarks
    • July 13: Bubbles & Chalk (Princess Visits @ 10:30 – 11:15)
    • July 20: Life-Size Games
    • July 27: Giant Sticker Art (Drive-in Movie @ 10:30)
    • Aug 3: Alien Masks
    •  Aug 10: Bubbles & Chalk (Princess Visits @ 10:30 – 11:15)
    • Aug 17: Space Crafts
    • Aug 24: Giant Coloring
    • Aug 31: Free Ice Cream
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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-07-09

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-07-09

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Discovery Academy (FULL)
    1:30 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-07-09

    Tuesdays @ 1:30 p.m.

    June 18 – July 30

    Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

    June 18            BYO Items Tie Dying

    June 25            Kind Notes in Library Books

    July 2               Galaxy Painted Rocks

    July 9               Glow in the Dark Fun

    July 16             Parachute Games

    July 23             Shrinky Dinks

    July 30             Rocket Launch!

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-07-10

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-07-10

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Discovery Academy (FULL)
    1:30 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-07-10

    Wednesday @ 1:30 p.m.

    June 19 – July 31

    Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

    June 19            BYO Items Tie Dying

    June 26            Kind Notes in Library Books

    July 3               Galaxy Painted Rocks

    July 10               Glow in the Dark Fun

    July 17             Parachute Games

    July 24             Shrinky Dinks

    July 31             Rocket Launch!

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  • Morning Book Group
    9:15 AM-10:15 AM
    2019-07-11

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Morning Book Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. in the library’s large meeting room. Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

  • Space Program
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2019-07-11

    Youth Performers Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

    Programs geared toward school-aged kids, but all ages welcome!

    July 11: *John Heasley Space Program
    July 18: *Soda Pups Dog Show
    July 25: Hale O Malo Hawaiian Dance Group
    August 1: Miss Kim’s Amazing Animal Show
    August 8: *Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular

    *Sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library

  • Space Program
    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    2019-07-11

    Youth Performers Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

    Programs geared toward school-aged kids, but all ages welcome!

    July 11: *John Heasley Space Program
    July 18: *Soda Pups Dog Show
    July 25: Hale O Malo Hawaiian Dance Group
    August 1: Miss Kim’s Amazing Animal Show
    August 8: *Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular

    *Sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library

  • Giant Steps
    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    2019-07-11

    GIANT STEPS WITH JOHN HEASLEY  (Thursday, July 11 @ 6:00 p.m.)

    2019 is the 50th Anniversary of the First Moon Landing.  Hear the story of how humans first journeyed to another world and what they discovered there.  John Heasley is an enthusiastic amateur astronomer and English teacher and was trained as a Space Educator through a number of institutions including the NASA Nightsky Network.  Question & answer session and reception to follow.

    Shows geared for ages 5-11 will also be held at 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p .m.

    Sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library.

  • More events
    • Morning Book Group
      9:15 AM-10:15 AM
      2019-07-11

      Event Category: Adult Book Groups

      Target Audience: Adults (18+)

      The Morning Book Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. in the library’s large meeting room. Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

      Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

      Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

    • Space Program
      10:30 AM-11:30 AM
      2019-07-11

      Youth Performers Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

      Programs geared toward school-aged kids, but all ages welcome!

      July 11: *John Heasley Space Program
      July 18: *Soda Pups Dog Show
      July 25: Hale O Malo Hawaiian Dance Group
      August 1: Miss Kim’s Amazing Animal Show
      August 8: *Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular

      *Sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library

    • Space Program
      1:30 PM-2:30 PM
      2019-07-11

      Youth Performers Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

      Programs geared toward school-aged kids, but all ages welcome!

      July 11: *John Heasley Space Program
      July 18: *Soda Pups Dog Show
      July 25: Hale O Malo Hawaiian Dance Group
      August 1: Miss Kim’s Amazing Animal Show
      August 8: *Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular

      *Sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library

    • Giant Steps
      6:00 PM-8:00 PM
      2019-07-11

      GIANT STEPS WITH JOHN HEASLEY  (Thursday, July 11 @ 6:00 p.m.)

      2019 is the 50th Anniversary of the First Moon Landing.  Hear the story of how humans first journeyed to another world and what they discovered there.  John Heasley is an enthusiastic amateur astronomer and English teacher and was trained as a Space Educator through a number of institutions including the NASA Nightsky Network.  Question & answer session and reception to follow.

      Shows geared for ages 5-11 will also be held at 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p .m.

      Sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library.

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  • Ukulele Club
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2019-07-12

    Fridays @ 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

    June 21 – July 26

    Bring your own Ukulele, play some tunes, and have some fun!  We will meet on select Fridays from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. No prior experience is necessary.  Geared for grade 4 & up.   Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

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  • Book Fair Ends
    All day
    2019-07-13

    Event Category: General Events

    Target Audience: All ages welcome

    Book Sale Dates: Monday, June 17 – Saturday, July 13

    Usbourne Books offers a huge variety of books for babies through teenagers.  Books can be purchased in the library or online through our website or facebook page.  30% of all sales goes to support future programs and materials in the youth services department.

     

  • Farmer’s Market
    8:00 AM-12:00 PM
    2019-07-13

    GERMANTOWN FARMER’S MARKET (Saturdays @ 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

    Join the library at the Germantown Farmer’s Market this summer from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  We will have a variety of different activities each week including kid’s crafts, bubbles, chalk, giant games, character visits, and books for sale as well as information about library programs and services.

    • June 1: Summer Suncatchers
    • June 8: Meet “Cosmo” the Astronaut & Free Popcorn
    • June 15: Bug Crafts
    • June 22: Usborne Book Sale & Origami Bookmarks
    • June 29: No Activities – Visit Us @ Horicon Marsh!
    • July 6: Usborne Book Sale & Color Your Own Bookmarks
    • July 13: Bubbles & Chalk (Princess Visits @ 10:30 – 11:15)
    • July 20: Life-Size Games
    • July 27: Giant Sticker Art (Drive-in Movie @ 10:30)
    • Aug 3: Alien Masks
    •  Aug 10: Bubbles & Chalk (Princess Visits @ 10:30 – 11:15)
    • Aug 17: Space Crafts
    • Aug 24: Giant Coloring
    • Aug 31: Free Ice Cream
  • Princesses on the Patio
    10:30 AM-11:15 AM
    2019-07-13

    Join us from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. for stories, bubbles, chalk, and meet & greet with Disney princesses on the library’s outdoor patio.  We will have 2-3 different princesses on each day. In case of inclement weather program will be held in the storytime room.

    Saturdays, July 13, August 10 & September 14

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  • Craft: Candle Holders
    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2019-07-15

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 – 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Monday, July 15: Tissue Paper Candle Holders
    • Wednesday, August 21: Jewelry Making (with Xpressions from West Bend)
    • Monday, September 16: Card Making
    • Wednesday, October 9: Rustic Wooden Pumpkins
    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts
  • Craft: Candle Holders
    3:30 PM-5:30 PM
    2019-07-15

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 – 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Monday, July 15: Tissue Paper Candle Holders
    • Wednesday, August 21: Jewelry Making (with Xpressions from West Bend)
    • Monday, September 16: Card Making
    • Wednesday, October 9: Rustic Wooden Pumpkins
    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts
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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-07-16

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-07-16

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Tech Support
    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2019-07-16

    The library will be hosting technical support consultations from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.  Please register by stopping by the Reference Desk calling the library at (262) 253-7760 or emailing William at wkressin@germantownlibrarywi.org.  Make sure to include the topic of your question so we can be prepared with instructions.  Can’t make the scheduled times?  Let us know and we can work to find a time that meets your scheduling needs.

    Some examples of questions include using library databases, downloading eBooks or eAudiobooks through Overdrive/Libby or RB Digital, using a tablet, setting up an email account, research assistance, genealogy research, signing up for Gale Courses, and printing.

    • May 7 & 21
    • June 4 & 18
    • July 2 & 16
    • August 6 & 20
    • September 3 & 17
  • Discovery Academy (FULL)
    1:30 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-07-16

    Tuesdays @ 1:30 p.m.

    June 18 – July 30

    Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

    June 18            BYO Items Tie Dying

    June 25            Kind Notes in Library Books

    July 2               Galaxy Painted Rocks

    July 9               Glow in the Dark Fun

    July 16             Parachute Games

    July 23             Shrinky Dinks

    July 30             Rocket Launch!

  • Evening Book Group
    6:45 PM-7:45 PM
    2019-07-16

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Evening Book Group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. in the library’s small meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

  • More events
    • Preschool Storytime
      9:30 AM-10:00 AM
      2019-07-16

      Preschool Storytime

      Event Category: Storytime

      Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

      Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

      • No sign up is required, just drop in!
      • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
      • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

      Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

      Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

    • Preschool Storytime
      10:30 AM-11:00 AM
      2019-07-16

      Preschool Storytime

      Event Category: Storytime

      Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

      Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

      • No sign up is required, just drop in!
      • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
      • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

      Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

      Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

    • Tech Support
      1:00 PM-3:00 PM
      2019-07-16

      The library will be hosting technical support consultations from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.  Please register by stopping by the Reference Desk calling the library at (262) 253-7760 or emailing William at wkressin@germantownlibrarywi.org.  Make sure to include the topic of your question so we can be prepared with instructions.  Can’t make the scheduled times?  Let us know and we can work to find a time that meets your scheduling needs.

      Some examples of questions include using library databases, downloading eBooks or eAudiobooks through Overdrive/Libby or RB Digital, using a tablet, setting up an email account, research assistance, genealogy research, signing up for Gale Courses, and printing.

      • May 7 & 21
      • June 4 & 18
      • July 2 & 16
      • August 6 & 20
      • September 3 & 17
    • Discovery Academy (FULL)
      1:30 PM-2:00 PM
      2019-07-16

      Tuesdays @ 1:30 p.m.

      June 18 – July 30

      Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

      June 18            BYO Items Tie Dying

      June 25            Kind Notes in Library Books

      July 2               Galaxy Painted Rocks

      July 9               Glow in the Dark Fun

      July 16             Parachute Games

      July 23             Shrinky Dinks

      July 30             Rocket Launch!

    • Evening Book Group
      6:45 PM-7:45 PM
      2019-07-16

      Event Category: Adult Book Groups

      Target Audience: Adults (18+)

      The Evening Book Group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. in the library’s small meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

      Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

      Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-07-17

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-07-17

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Discovery Academy (FULL)
    1:30 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-07-17

    Wednesday @ 1:30 p.m.

    June 19 – July 31

    Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

    June 19            BYO Items Tie Dying

    June 26            Kind Notes in Library Books

    July 3               Galaxy Painted Rocks

    July 10               Glow in the Dark Fun

    July 17             Parachute Games

    July 24             Shrinky Dinks

    July 31             Rocket Launch!

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  • Soda Pups Dog Show
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2019-07-18

    Youth Performers Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

    Programs geared toward school-aged kids, but all ages welcome!

    July 18: *Soda Pups Dog Show
    July 25: Hale O Malo Hawaiian Dance Group
    August 1: Miss Kim’s Amazing Animal Show
    August 8: *Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular

    *Sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library

  • Soda Pups Dog Show
    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    2019-07-18

    Youth Performers Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

    Programs geared toward school-aged kids, but all ages welcome!

    July 18: *Soda Pups Dog Show
    July 25: Hale O Malo Hawaiian Dance Group
    August 1: Miss Kim’s Amazing Animal Show
    August 8: *Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular

    *Sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library

  • Teen Bob Ross Night
    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    2019-07-18-2019-08-16

    Join us for a night of painting happy little clouds and happy little trees with Bob Ross.  All supplies will be provided.  Geared for students in grades 7-12.  Registration is required by calling the library at (262) 253-7760.

  • Evening Book Group
    6:45 PM-7:45 PM
    2019-07-18-2019-09-19

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Evening Book Group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. in the library’s small meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

  • More events
    • Soda Pups Dog Show
      10:30 AM-11:30 AM
      2019-07-18

      Youth Performers Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

      Programs geared toward school-aged kids, but all ages welcome!

      July 18: *Soda Pups Dog Show
      July 25: Hale O Malo Hawaiian Dance Group
      August 1: Miss Kim’s Amazing Animal Show
      August 8: *Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular

      *Sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library

    • Soda Pups Dog Show
      1:30 PM-2:30 PM
      2019-07-18

      Youth Performers Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

      Programs geared toward school-aged kids, but all ages welcome!

      July 18: *Soda Pups Dog Show
      July 25: Hale O Malo Hawaiian Dance Group
      August 1: Miss Kim’s Amazing Animal Show
      August 8: *Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular

      *Sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library

    • Teen Bob Ross Night
      6:00 PM-8:00 PM
      2019-07-18-2019-08-16

      Join us for a night of painting happy little clouds and happy little trees with Bob Ross.  All supplies will be provided.  Geared for students in grades 7-12.  Registration is required by calling the library at (262) 253-7760.

    • Evening Book Group
      6:45 PM-7:45 PM
      2019-07-18-2019-09-19

      Event Category: Adult Book Groups

      Target Audience: Adults (18+)

      The Evening Book Group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. in the library’s small meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

      Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

      Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

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  • Ukulele Club
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2019-07-19

    Fridays @ 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

    June 21 – July 26

    Bring your own Ukulele, play some tunes, and have some fun!  We will meet on select Fridays from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. No prior experience is necessary.  Geared for grade 4 & up.   Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

  • History Buff Book Group
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-07-19

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The History Buff Book Group meets the 3rd Friday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the library’s large meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

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  • Farmer’s Market
    8:00 AM-12:00 PM
    2019-07-20

    GERMANTOWN FARMER’S MARKET (Saturdays @ 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

    Join the library at the Germantown Farmer’s Market this summer from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  We will have a variety of different activities each week including kid’s crafts, bubbles, chalk, giant games, character visits, and books for sale as well as information about library programs and services.

    • June 1: Summer Suncatchers
    • June 8: Meet “Cosmo” the Astronaut & Free Popcorn
    • June 15: Bug Crafts
    • June 22: Usborne Book Sale & Origami Bookmarks
    • June 29: No Activities – Visit Us @ Horicon Marsh!
    • July 6: Usborne Book Sale & Color Your Own Bookmarks
    • July 13: Bubbles & Chalk (Princess Visits @ 10:30 – 11:15)
    • July 20: Life-Size Games
    • July 27: Giant Sticker Art (Drive-in Movie @ 10:30)
    • Aug 3: Alien Masks
    •  Aug 10: Bubbles & Chalk (Princess Visits @ 10:30 – 11:15)
    • Aug 17: Space Crafts
    • Aug 24: Giant Coloring
    • Aug 31: Free Ice Cream
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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-07-23

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-07-23

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Discovery Academy (FULL)
    1:30 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-07-23

    Tuesdays @ 1:30 p.m.

    June 18 – July 30

    Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

    June 18            BYO Items Tie Dying

    June 25            Kind Notes in Library Books

    July 2               Galaxy Painted Rocks

    July 9               Glow in the Dark Fun

    July 16             Parachute Games

    July 23             Shrinky Dinks

    July 30             Rocket Launch!

  • BadgerLink
    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2019-07-23

    TECH TALKS (Tuesdays @ 2:00 p.m.)

    Join us for informational sessions on using library resources and databases.  Each month we will focus on 1-2 different topics.  Registration is required.  Please call or visit the library to sign-up.

    • July 23: BadgerLink
    • August 27: RB Digital & Libby
    • September 24: A to Z Databases & Business Resources
    • October 22: Pronunciator & Foreign Language Resources
  • More events
    • Preschool Storytime
      9:30 AM-10:00 AM
      2019-07-23

      Preschool Storytime

      Event Category: Storytime

      Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

      Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

      • No sign up is required, just drop in!
      • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
      • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

      Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

      Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

    • Preschool Storytime
      10:30 AM-11:00 AM
      2019-07-23

      Preschool Storytime

      Event Category: Storytime

      Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

      Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

      • No sign up is required, just drop in!
      • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
      • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

      Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

      Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

    • Discovery Academy (FULL)
      1:30 PM-2:00 PM
      2019-07-23

      Tuesdays @ 1:30 p.m.

      June 18 – July 30

      Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

      June 18            BYO Items Tie Dying

      June 25            Kind Notes in Library Books

      July 2               Galaxy Painted Rocks

      July 9               Glow in the Dark Fun

      July 16             Parachute Games

      July 23             Shrinky Dinks

      July 30             Rocket Launch!

    • BadgerLink
      2:00 PM-3:00 PM
      2019-07-23

      TECH TALKS (Tuesdays @ 2:00 p.m.)

      Join us for informational sessions on using library resources and databases.  Each month we will focus on 1-2 different topics.  Registration is required.  Please call or visit the library to sign-up.

      • July 23: BadgerLink
      • August 27: RB Digital & Libby
      • September 24: A to Z Databases & Business Resources
      • October 22: Pronunciator & Foreign Language Resources
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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-07-24

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-07-24

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Discovery Academy (FULL)
    1:30 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-07-24

    Wednesday @ 1:30 p.m.

    June 19 – July 31

    Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

    June 19            BYO Items Tie Dying

    June 26            Kind Notes in Library Books

    July 3               Galaxy Painted Rocks

    July 10               Glow in the Dark Fun

    July 17             Parachute Games

    July 24             Shrinky Dinks

    July 31             Rocket Launch!

  • Meditation, pt. 2
    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    2019-07-24

    INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION, PT 2 (Wednesday, July 24 @ 3:00 p.m.)

    Feeling stressed?  Looking to try something new? Come to the library for an introduction on how meditation and mindfulness can help you feel calmer and happier.  Paul Norton is a retired pediatrician and practicing Mahayana Buddhist with over 30 years of experience in meditation.  He has taught meditation in a variety of settings, including civic and church groups, as well as prison outreach.  Dr. Norton will be here on Wednesday, June 26 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., and will present a follow up session on Wednesday, July 24 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  You are welcome to attend one or both sessions.  Registration recommended.  Please call or visit the library to sign-up.

  • Board Meeting
    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    2019-07-24

    Event Category: Germantown Community Library Board

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Germantown Community Library Board of Trustees has authority over library funding and expenditures, policies and procedures, and the Library Director.  Library Board meetings are typically held on the 4th Wednesday of every month and are open to the public.

    Visit the Village of Germantown website to view monthly meeting agendas and minutes.

  • Books on the Town Book Group
    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    2019-07-24

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    Books on the Town will meet at Ally’s Bistro in Menomonee Falls on select months. Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.

    Patrons will be responsible for purchase of their dinner and beverages.  Registration is required. Please call the library at 262-253-7760 to sign up.  Attendance is limited to 20 people.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

  • More events
    • Baby/Toddler Storytime
      9:30 AM-10:00 AM
      2019-07-24

      Baby/Toddler Storytime

      Event Category: Storytime

      Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

      Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

      • No sign up is required, just drop in!
      • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
      • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

      Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

      Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

    • Baby/Toddler Storytime
      10:30 AM-11:00 AM
      2019-07-24

      Baby/Toddler Storytime

      Event Category: Storytime

      Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

      Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

      • No sign up is required, just drop in!
      • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
      • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

      Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

      Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

    • Discovery Academy (FULL)
      1:30 PM-2:00 PM
      2019-07-24

      Wednesday @ 1:30 p.m.

      June 19 – July 31

      Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

      June 19            BYO Items Tie Dying

      June 26            Kind Notes in Library Books

      July 3               Galaxy Painted Rocks

      July 10               Glow in the Dark Fun

      July 17             Parachute Games

      July 24             Shrinky Dinks

      July 31             Rocket Launch!

    • Meditation, pt. 2
      3:00 PM-4:00 PM
      2019-07-24

      INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION, PT 2 (Wednesday, July 24 @ 3:00 p.m.)

      Feeling stressed?  Looking to try something new? Come to the library for an introduction on how meditation and mindfulness can help you feel calmer and happier.  Paul Norton is a retired pediatrician and practicing Mahayana Buddhist with over 30 years of experience in meditation.  He has taught meditation in a variety of settings, including civic and church groups, as well as prison outreach.  Dr. Norton will be here on Wednesday, June 26 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., and will present a follow up session on Wednesday, July 24 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  You are welcome to attend one or both sessions.  Registration recommended.  Please call or visit the library to sign-up.

    • Board Meeting
      6:00 PM-8:00 PM
      2019-07-24

      Event Category: Germantown Community Library Board

      Target Audience: Adults (18+)

      The Germantown Community Library Board of Trustees has authority over library funding and expenditures, policies and procedures, and the Library Director.  Library Board meetings are typically held on the 4th Wednesday of every month and are open to the public.

      Visit the Village of Germantown website to view monthly meeting agendas and minutes.

    • Books on the Town Book Group
      6:00 PM-8:00 PM
      2019-07-24

      Event Category: Adult Book Groups

      Target Audience: Adults (18+)

      Books on the Town will meet at Ally’s Bistro in Menomonee Falls on select months. Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.

      Patrons will be responsible for purchase of their dinner and beverages.  Registration is required. Please call the library at 262-253-7760 to sign up.  Attendance is limited to 20 people.

      Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

      Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

      Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

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  • Mystery / Thriller Book Group
    9:15 AM-10:15 AM
    2019-07-25

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Mystery/Thriller Book Group generally meets the 4th Thursday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the library’s large meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

  • Hawaiian Dance
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2019-07-25

    Youth Performers Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

    Programs geared toward school-aged kids, but all ages welcome!

    July 25: Hale O Malo Hawaiian Dance Group
    August 1: Miss Kim’s Amazing Animal Show
    August 8: *Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular

    *Sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library

  • Hawaiian Dance
    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    2019-07-25

    Youth Performers Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

    Programs geared toward school-aged kids, but all ages welcome!

    July 25: Hale O Malo Hawaiian Dance Group
    August 1: Miss Kim’s Amazing Animal Show
    August 8: *Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular

    *Sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library

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  • Ukulele Club
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2019-07-26

    Fridays @ 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

    June 21 – July 26

    Bring your own Ukulele, play some tunes, and have some fun!  We will meet on select Fridays from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. No prior experience is necessary.  Geared for grade 4 & up.   Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

  • Battle of the Books Competition
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-07-26

    The Germantown Community Library is participating in our first Battle of the Books competition.  Open to students ages 11 – 18.  Individuals and their teams (up to 5 members) read and compete in their knowledge of characters, plots, settings, and events in the books.  Your library’s winning team will compete against teams from other local libraries at the Final Competition at the Lomira Quad/Graphic Community on Friday, July 26 @ 1:00 p.m.  If you are not able to attend the informational meeting, please contact the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Jackie at jkolo@germantownlibrarywi.org.  Copies of each title can be found at the Youth Services Desk or online: http://germantownlibrarywi.org/teen-programs/

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  • Farmer’s Market
    8:00 AM-12:00 PM
    2019-07-27

    GERMANTOWN FARMER’S MARKET (Saturdays @ 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

    Join the library at the Germantown Farmer’s Market this summer from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  We will have a variety of different activities each week including kid’s crafts, bubbles, chalk, giant games, character visits, and books for sale as well as information about library programs and services.

    • June 1: Summer Suncatchers
    • June 8: Meet “Cosmo” the Astronaut & Free Popcorn
    • June 15: Bug Crafts
    • June 22: Usborne Book Sale & Origami Bookmarks
    • June 29: No Activities – Visit Us @ Horicon Marsh!
    • July 6: Usborne Book Sale & Color Your Own Bookmarks
    • July 13: Bubbles & Chalk (Princess Visits @ 10:30 – 11:15)
    • July 20: Life-Size Games
    • July 27: Giant Sticker Art (Drive-in Movie @ 10:30)
    • Aug 3: Alien Masks
    •  Aug 10: Bubbles & Chalk (Princess Visits @ 10:30 – 11:15)
    • Aug 17: Space Crafts
    • Aug 24: Giant Coloring
    • Aug 31: Free Ice Cream
  • Cars Drive-In
    10:30 AM-12:30 PM
    2019-07-27

    Bring in a cardboard box to create your own car and then watch Pixar’s movie Cars.  The program is designed for ages 3-8, but all ages are welcome to attend.  Free popcorn will be provided.

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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-07-30

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Memory Screens
    10:00 AM-4:00 PM
    2019-07-30

    MEMORY SCREENINGS (Tuesday, July 30 @ 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

    The Germantown Community Library is pleased to offer memory screening through the Aging and -Disability Resource Center of Washington County.  Memory screenings help identify changes in memory and provide resources to monitor and treat possible changes. Call Tammy Dickman at 262-335-4497 to schedule a 10-minute appointment.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-07-30

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Discovery Academy (FULL)
    1:30 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-07-30

    Tuesdays @ 1:30 p.m.

    June 18 – July 30

    Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

    June 18            BYO Items Tie Dying

    June 25            Kind Notes in Library Books

    July 2               Galaxy Painted Rocks

    July 9               Glow in the Dark Fun

    July 16             Parachute Games

    July 23             Shrinky Dinks

    July 30             Rocket Launch!

  • 10 Warning Signs
    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    2019-07-30

    10 WARNING SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE (Tuesday, July 30 @ 3:00 p.m.)

    A workshop presented by the Alzheimer’s Association.  Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking and behavior that interfere with daily life.  Join us to learn about 10 common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others.  Registration appreciated.  Please call 800.272.3900 or email sprohuska@alz.org

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    • Preschool Storytime
      9:30 AM-10:00 AM
      2019-07-30

      Preschool Storytime

      Event Category: Storytime

      Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

      Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

      • No sign up is required, just drop in!
      • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
      • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

      Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

      Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

    • Memory Screens
      10:00 AM-4:00 PM
      2019-07-30

      MEMORY SCREENINGS (Tuesday, July 30 @ 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

      The Germantown Community Library is pleased to offer memory screening through the Aging and -Disability Resource Center of Washington County.  Memory screenings help identify changes in memory and provide resources to monitor and treat possible changes. Call Tammy Dickman at 262-335-4497 to schedule a 10-minute appointment.

    • Preschool Storytime
      10:30 AM-11:00 AM
      2019-07-30

      Preschool Storytime

      Event Category: Storytime

      Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

      Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

      • No sign up is required, just drop in!
      • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
      • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

      Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

      Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

    • Discovery Academy (FULL)
      1:30 PM-2:00 PM
      2019-07-30

      Tuesdays @ 1:30 p.m.

      June 18 – July 30

      Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

      June 18            BYO Items Tie Dying

      June 25            Kind Notes in Library Books

      July 2               Galaxy Painted Rocks

      July 9               Glow in the Dark Fun

      July 16             Parachute Games

      July 23             Shrinky Dinks

      July 30             Rocket Launch!

    • 10 Warning Signs
      3:00 PM-4:30 PM
      2019-07-30

      10 WARNING SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE (Tuesday, July 30 @ 3:00 p.m.)

      A workshop presented by the Alzheimer’s Association.  Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking and behavior that interfere with daily life.  Join us to learn about 10 common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others.  Registration appreciated.  Please call 800.272.3900 or email sprohuska@alz.org

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-07-31

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-07-31

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Discovery Academy (FULL)
    1:30 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-07-31

    Wednesday @ 1:30 p.m.

    June 19 – July 31

    Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

    June 19            BYO Items Tie Dying

    June 26            Kind Notes in Library Books

    July 3               Galaxy Painted Rocks

    July 10               Glow in the Dark Fun

    July 17             Parachute Games

    July 24             Shrinky Dinks

    July 31             Rocket Launch!

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